Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible.
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Last Update: 159 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

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23NM ESE Portsmouth RI

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

Synopsis: HIGH PRES SLOWLY BUILDS OVER THE WATERS TODAY AND WILL MOVE E OF THE WATERS FRI. COLD FRONT WILL PASS ACROSS THE WATERS FROM THE N ON SAT...AND STAY S OF THE WATERS ON SUNDAY. LOW PRES WILL CROSS THE SOUTHERN WATERS ON MON.

FOR INFORMATION ON POSSIBLE HAZARDOUS WEATHER BEYOND THE 24-36 HOUR FORECAST PERIOD...PLEASE VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BOSTON AND FOLLOW THE CURRENT HAZARDS LINK ABOVE THE MAP ON THE LEFT.

Rest Of Tonight
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
Thu
NW winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Thu Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Seas 1 foot or less.
Fri
SW winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain.
Fri Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Sat
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain.
Sat Night
NE winds around 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of rain.
Sun
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of rain and sleet.
Sun Night
E winds around 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Rain likely.
Mon
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Rain likely.
Mon Night
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain. seas are reported as significant wave height...which is the average of the highest third of the waves. individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.
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Last Update: 159 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017
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